Lyndon Baines Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson , often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969. He previously served as the 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963 under President John F. Kennedy, and was sworn in shortly after Kennedy's assassination. A Democrat from Texas, Johnson also served as a U.S. representative, U.S. Senator and the Senate majority leader. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Lyndon Baines Johnson has 169 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1960 Democratic Convention as a Vice Presidential Candidate for the United States. The year with the most videos was 1964 with 64 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1970 with an average of 11,507 views per program. Most appearances with Robert McNamara (32), Dean Rusk (25), McGeorge Bundy (23). Most common tags: Johnson, Lyndon, American Presidents, Vietnam War.

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U.S. President, United States
c. November 22, 1963 - c. January 20, 1969 Videos: 164 U.S. Senator, D-TX January 3, 1949 - September 1, 1960 Videos: 1 Vice Presidential Candidate, United States c. April 1, 1960 - c. January 1, 1963 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, D-TX 10th January 5, 1937 - December 31, 1948 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Robert Kennedy Assassination Anniversary

    Robert Kennedy Assassination Anniversary

    Noting the anniversary of Robert Kennedy’s assassination with calls with President Lyndon Johnson, part of Robert Kennedy’s last…

  • MLK Assassination Anniversary

    MLK Assassination Anniversary

    The anniversary of the April 4, 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a portion of his last speech, President Lyndon…

  • The LBJ Tapes-March 1968

    The LBJ Tapes-March 1968

    In March, 1968, President Lyndon John and Senator Robert Kennedy announced their presidential plans. Barbara Perry discussed Senator…

  • JFK Assassination Anniversary

    JFK Assassination Anniversary

    Noting the November 22 1963 assassination of President John Kennedy with radio communications between the White House and Air…

  • Voting Rights Anniversary

    Voting Rights Anniversary

    Noting the anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1965 signing of the Voting Rights Act, with a discussion about the Act and voting…

  • Martin Luther King Assassination Anniversary

    Martin Luther King Assassination Anniversary

    The April 4 1968 assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. was remembered with his last speech, President Lyndon Johnson’s…

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